Best Christmas lights switch on events in London

Christmas lights switch on events in London


Belgravia’s Elizabeth Street, Eccleston Yards, Pimlico Road, Halkin Arcade and Motcomb Street have been transformed into a wintery wonderland with twinkling Christmas lights and festive floral displays. With their official switch on event that took place on the 15th November. Visitors can feast on Christmas treats in cosy cafes and landmark restaurants; and shop for gifts and Christmas outfits in independent boutiques. 

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During and after Belgravia's Christmas switch on event guests can wander the town and be wowed by Christmas window displays and then vote for your favourite on the official Belgravia London website. With showstopping window displays by florists Neill Strain and Moyses Stevens


Experience the magic of Mayfair's winter wonderland at its lively Christmas lights celebration. Mark your calendars for Thursday 16 November as the holiday lights will be illuminated.

From 5pm to 8pm, there will be a lively mix of live entertainment, tasty food and drinks, and the opportunity for some nighttime shopping. And at 6:30pm, get ready for the big moment as we count down to the light switch-on.

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63,000 sparkling lights in the form of large blue bows will illuminate Mount Street, a well-known landmark in Mayfair.

Local transport links include Bond Street tube station, just an eight-minute walk from Mount Street. 

In celebration of the switch-on, The Connaught hotel will also debut its renowned Christmas tree, uniquely designed by a different artist annually. Purchase cozy beverages and small gifts from charming timber huts, while delighting in a special rendition of The Nutcracker put together by Danceworks.

Get in the holiday spirit with heartwarming Christmas music, including performances by The Salvation Army Regent Hall Band and the Mayfair Community Choir. Visit the rustic chalets to sample English sparkling wine from Roebuck, purchase Christmas gifts and hampers from Bamford and Daylesford, indulge in delicious confections from Reemie's Cakes, and reserve your holiday wreaths from florist Wild at Heart. You can also support a good cause by browsing their selection of charity merchandise.

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Capturing the perfect Christmas photo just got easier with our two dazzling floral displays. Renowned florist Neill Strain is designing the first installation on Mount Street, while the second is being crafted by luxury florist Wild at Heart on the corner of Duke Street and Weighhouse Street.

Some other highlights of the on-street Christmas light switch-on event include: Christian Louboutin offering complimentary hot cocoa from a classic cart stationed outside their store. During the event, Malone Souliers will not only have an exclusive gift with purchase available, but also a festive cart outside the store offering complimentary Matcha drinks to all visitors.

At 5 Carlos Place, Matches will be distributing complimentary Christmas baubles from a high-end seasonal setup. Additionally, shoppers can take advantage of an exclusive shopping promotion at the store. The Audley Public House will be offering complimentary sausage rolls outside the establishment.

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Maison Rabih Kayrouz will be offering complimentary holiday treats at a stand located outside of their store. A stand outside Knight Frank's store will be offering complimentary mulled wine. Starting at 6pm, diners on its terrace will be treated to mince pies, mulled wine, and festive truffles courtesy of Scott’s Mayfair.

In collaboration with Grey Goose, Mr. Fogg's Apothecary will offer festive cocktails for the holiday season. Outside its hotel on Grosvenor Square, The Twenty Two will be offering both cookies and mulled wine from a stand for sale.

Other activities that are available during the holiday season at our physical locations include: Erdem's extended store hours until 8pm for the switch-on event. Customers can take advantage of a 10% discount on all purchases made in-store, as well as an exclusive gift for any purchases over £2,500.

Bamford is extending its hours until 8pm for the switch-on celebration. Customers can take advantage of a 10% discount on all in-store purchases, as well as live music, personalized gifts, a complimentary present for purchases over £150, and free bubbly.

Mulled cider will be added to The Mayfair Chippy's menu for the evening. Champagne and macaroons will be served by Carolina Herrera. Eskandar will be hosting dancers who will showcase pieces from the Nutcracker and Pas de Trois while also providing refreshments.

The Barley Mow will be serving up mulled King's Ginger, wine, and cider. Join James Purdey for extended shopping hours until 7pm. As a treat, indulge in complimentary embroidery services for any apparel or soft accessory you purchase, as well as our exceptional gift wrapping and decadent hot cocoa.

Jamavar's vibrant rooftop pop-up will offer an array of delectable treats, including masala chai, spiced mulled wine, and Nankhatai - the beloved traditional Indian shortbread cookies. Visitors can enjoy both alcoholic and non-alcoholic hot punch on the terrace at Hideaway.

10 Lees Place offer a free serving of hot bone broth courtesy of the Health Society. Enjoy the opportunity to win dental raffle prizes, receive exclusive gift certificates, and take advantage of our 15-minute drop-in personal training and bioresonance & acupuncture therapy sessions from 5pm to 8pm.

This year, Mayfair's holiday light exhibit will feature LED bulbs that operate on a timer from 3pm to 12am. This is part of an initiative launched in 2021 to promote a more sustainable Christmas by reducing energy consumption.


Heralding the beginning of the enchanting season. Come celebrate with the residents of Chelsea on Saturday, 18 November as they kick off the most enchanting season of the year with the Chelsea Christmas Lights Switch-On.

Starting at noon, indulge in ongoing shows throughout the vicinity and on the Duke of York Square stage, a special appearance by Santa Claus and his team of reindeer, a festive market, and alluring deals from your preferred retailers.

At 5pm, join Santa on stage as he teams up with a special local child to brighten the neighborhood. The festivities will include fireworks, a light display, and if you're fortunate, a flurry of snow! 

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